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The Periodic Table Project has been a great succeswith the free tablet apps having almost 50,000 users. The Periodic Table Project App is available for Apple, Blackberry and Android devices.

Chem 13 News magazine is running a contest to design tiles for the four newly named elements, nihonium (Nh), moscovium (Mc), tennessine (Ts) and oganesson (Og). Over 200 submissions have been received and the decision process has begun.  See the new elements contest page for more details.  On April 21, the top ten design were posted.  On May 1, the final four design for each element will be announced. Online voting begins in May 2017. Check back and vote.

University of Waterloo Neodymium-60 Anniversary Project

Neodymium-60 elemental tile with University of Waterloo logos and datesWe are inviting everyone with a connection to the University of Waterloo to design a square tile that showcases the University of Waterloo and includes the symbol Nd-60 for the university’s neodymium (atomic number 60) anniversary. We will create a mosaic of science and art for a public display on campus. The deadline is July 1, 2017. See the Neodymium-60 Anniversary Project webpage for more details.

  1. Apr. 5, 2017Chemist Juewen Liu is developing a new test to detect pathogens and contaminants in waterLiu in his lab testing for water contaminants.

    Juewen Liu will receive more than $100,000 over three years from the Ontario Ministry of Environment and Climate Change for research initiatives that test pathogens and chemical contaminants in water.

  2. Mar. 31, 2017Materials and Nanosciences student Natalya O'Neill named 2016 Science Co-op Student of the YearNatalya O'Neill and Feridun Hamdullahpur


    Stephanie Chan, Natalya O'Neill and Associate Dean of Computing and Co-op Education Stefan Idziak.

    Natalya O’Neill (centre), a Materials and Nanosciences student, was among six students recognized today by the University of Waterloo for their outstanding achievements in co-operative education. 

  3. Mar. 30, 2017Materials and Nanosciences student Natalya O'Neill named 2016 Science Co-op Student of the YearStephanie Chan, Natalya O'Neill and Associate Dean of Computing and Co-op Education Stefan Idziak.


    Stephanie Chan, Natalya O'Neill and Associate Dean of Computing and Co-op Education Stefan Idziak.

    Natalya O’Neill (centre), a Materials and Nanosciences student, was among six students recognized today by the University of Waterloo for their outstanding achievements in co-operative education. 

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  1. Apr. 27, 2017University of Waterloo Teaching and Learning Conference 2017Cultivating Curiosity in Teaching and Learning

    Be curious with us on April 27 at CTE's ninth annual teaching and learning conference. This year's conference theme engages with all things curious in teaching and learning. Learn from educational researchers and Waterloo instructors as they share their teaching strategies, research methodologies, and much more in interactive workshops and poster presentations.

  2. Apr. 27, 2017CHEM 794 Seminar: Irfani Ausri

    Gold nanoparticles decorated on defects of single-wall carbon nanotubes for biosensor application"

    Location:     EIT 2053
    Supervisor: S. Tang

  3. Apr. 28, 2017(GWC)2 Annual Meeting, Seminar, Graduate Poster Session and Awards Presentation

    Guelph-Waterloo Centre for Graduate Work in Chemistry and Biochemistry faculty, postdoctoral fellows and graduate students, please come out and join us for some or all of these events.

    Friday, April 28, 2017
    Guelph Campus
    Summerlee Science Complex Atrium

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